Sylvia (Rechtshafer) Lichtenbaum of Cromwell died Sept. 30. She was the wife of Jay Ervin Lichtenbaum. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of Israel and Clara (Orenstein) Rechtshafer. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Hal Marc, Jan, and Lainie Rae and her husband, Michael Bartolotta; her grandchildren, Joshua, Jordan, Liza and CJ; and her great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her sisters Shirley Frank and Alyce Waxman.